An earthquake (magnitude 7.9) has struct the western coast of Indonesia (Sumatra). The officials of Indonesia has issued a tsunami warning for the regions of West Sumatra, North Sumatra and the adjoining areas. Following the earthquake in Indonesia, Australia has also issued a tsunami warning in the west coast. The traffic went for a halt and the people residing in Indonesia started panic in fear. The USGS said that the epicenter was 808 km (502 miles) south west of Padang and 10 km deep.
Millions of people are now fearing a tsunami could hit land after the enormous quake that struck at about 8 pm local time. The US Geological Survey initially said the quake struck at a 8.1 magnitude, but it has been downgraded to 7.9.
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